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Aug 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
water monster lurking in the louisiana bay bayou. we're kicking off shark week here on "gma" just when you thought it was safe to get in the water. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we've also got breaking sports news about the fate of superstar alex rodriguez. our colleagues over at espn are reporting that major league baseball will suspend a-rod tomorrow. it's not a lifetime ban, but it is big and ron will have the details on that coming up. >> the league's highest paid player was determined he was coming back to the yankees. >>> also, this is a day of high anxiety for americans in nearly two dozen countries where u.s. embassies completely shut down as a result of a new and credible terror threat from al qaeda. a full report coming up. >>> homeland security also taking steps here in the u.s., as well, this morning. >>> also this morning, we've all seen the famous pictures of the running of the bulls, the am spectacle in pamplona, spain. now, this pageant is coming to the united states and surprisingly not everybody is celebrating. we'll tell you about that. >> yes. >> but we begin wi
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Aug 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
a remarkable scene in louisiana caught on camera, everything vanishing in 30 seconds but what caused it and could it happen near you. here's abc's matt gutman tonight. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a stand of trees seemly melting into this swamp in louisiana is being swallowed into a massive sink hole, sucking everything down with it. watch those trees again dipping slowly at first and then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say it's more than a football field deep. it's near an old salt mine. workers were using water to dissolve and pump out the salt deep underground and eventually pumped out enough to make the ground give way. now the earth slowly moves into the cavern causing growing sink holes above. >> it's going to continue to grow until it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sink hole appeared a year ago. 150 households were evacuated and the state is suing the company that mined the salt. sink holes are common and often occur naturally. this one in downtown guatemala city bore a hole big enough to swallow the statue of liberty.
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Aug 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
was killed. >>> breaking news overnight from louisiana, where a hostage standoff inside a bank has ended in deadly gunfire. authorities say the gunman shot two hostages before he was killed by police. one of the hostages has since died. the other is in critical condition. the ordeal began around noon yesterday. and negotiations had continued through the night. but police moved in once the gunman said he was going to kill his captives. >>> nature's punishing fury is battering the country in the east and the west, unleashing dangerous flash floods and destructive fires. >> as the east coast dries out from a sopping wet storm, wildfires, blazing through nearly a dozen western states. one fire destroyed a dozen homes in utah, forced hundreds of evacuations. and now, it's creeping up on a resort area, filled with luxury homes. a lightning strike is being blamed for the destructive fire that has already scorched more than 4,000 acres. at times, moving as fast as 80 feet per minute. the flames shot up the side of the mountain in summit county, utah, creating giant funnel clouds of smoke. this h
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Aug 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
...incredible video from louisiana where a sinkhole swallow as group of trees on camera. an official in the parish had his cameras rolling when trees began disaffairing. the sinkhole has been growing for a year and it really kicked into high gear yesterday and can you see 20 seconds from start to finish for the trees to completely disaffair and the sinkhole was caused by a salt dome that began collapsing in august and it is estimated to be 25 abeers in size. >> unbelievable video. >> coming up next, an update for you on the breaking news in southern california. >> a tour bus crashed and there are dozens of >> we follow breaking news from southern california, a tour burst overfunded on the 210 freeway in los angeles county originating in monterey park. it is laying on its side. no one was hurt critically but there are 35 injuries. c.h.p. is now letting some cars through after shutting down the freeway entirely. >> four people were flown to the hospital but we don't know about their injuries. >> we will show you the new pedestrian and bicycle path on the new eastern span of the bay bridge the. >> a famo
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Aug 23, 2013 1:40am PDT
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
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Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
? >> jesse! jesse! >> legend holds a man eating monster stalks the waters of louisiana's bayou. to learn more, a shrimp boat crew joined a team from louisiana state university to track a vicious species of freshwater shark. >> i've been shot. i've been stabbed. i've been run over. but i have never been scared like i am right now to get in this water. >> that's blimp, a shrimper who fished the water all his life. plunging into the depths of danger below. >> within no time. blimp is surrounded. >> i got to be crazy. >> something strange happens. all of the sharks around the cage flee. an even larger predator emerges from the depths. >> i see one coming up. a nice one. the biggest one yet. >> using new cameras including a robotic shark-cam. >> let's go! >> discovery channel follows the legend. not just underwater. but through the tales of the storied bayous. >> that's what they're calling it down here. the voodoo shark. >> linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> sharks weren't scary enough. now we have a voodoo shark. doubly scary. >> creepy. >> celebrating shark week. little quiz. tai, play along.
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Aug 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of this bridge covered 80% of the budget for henderson, louisiana. more than $2 million. the police chief and his deputy deny it but they're accused of paying officers kickbacks to write extra tickets. across the country drivers are taking note, reporting 78,000 speed traps since 2000. in the data, a warning, the cities with the most traps are colorado springs, denver, vegas, austin, and the number one is houston. all those frustrated drivers who feel they have been pulled over in a speed trap, authorities say when there is a hill and the speed limit is 25 miles per hour, it's not a trap, it's about public safety. my police chief in georgia took me out for a little driver's ed near a hill i've had trouble with near my home. >> you need to cover that brake with your foot and slow down. >> reporter: the bottom of a hill is a classic ticketing hot spot. >> he's already up to 38 mile per hour. >> reporter: we know that speed kills. according to the federal government, nearly 10,000 americans die every year in speed related accidents. >> these are not speed traps. what these are, we're responding to c
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Aug 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
as this one caught on video. watch as the trees simply disappear into the sinkhole in louisiana's bayou country. the water churns as a sinkhole opens up. a local official says the sinkhole is active this morning. it continues to grow. no homes are in danger. an evacuation route is being put together. >> amazing video. >> that's incredible. incredible pictures. >>> a major milestone for the new york yankees. >> here's neil and stan at espn with all of the details. >> i'm stan verrett. this is neil everett. and once again, he's hitting leadoff. >> we're going to start at yankee stadium. that seems the site of where the stage is what it was for ichiro suzuki. that's his 4,000th career hit. when you take his career in japan and major league baseball. he was overwhelmed by the response he got. and he joins pete rose and ty cobb, the only three players in baseball history, with 4,000 hits. that was a historic hit. this was the game-winning hit. alfonso soriano. dickey and ichiro used to be teammates in seattle. ichiro got the big hit off of. and the pickoff, for davis. mariano rivero gets him
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Aug 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
astronauts cannot go out because an italian not was almost killed. >> in louisiana a sink hole swallow as group of trees and caught on camera, look at this, an official had a camera rolling when the trees disappeared before his eyes and the sin hole has been growing for a year now but, really, it kicked into high gear yesterday. it only takes 20 seconds for the trees to disappear and is caused by a salt dome that started collapsing in august and estimated to be almost 25 acres in size. >> convicted army private bradley manning plans to live out his live as a woman, he was sentenced yesterday to 35 years in military prison if leaking more than 700,000 classified documents to wikileaks. this morning the 25-year-old provided a written statement to a competing network saying he plans to live as a woman names chelsea manning and wants to begin hormone therapy. here he is dressed as a woman in 2010 and the attorney says he struggled with gender identity as a gay soldier and that is part of the reason for leaking the information. >> trade group for the importantgraphy industry is calling for
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Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
're about to see a rising tide, an underwater sink hole swallowing up a grove of trees in louisiana. it appears west of new orleans last year prompting an evacuation. since then, state and federal asians have been monitoring it. the sink hole is active and expected to grow. officials making plans for detours around the sink hole for highway 70. >> wow. >> about all of it. >> i know. >> really odd sight. >> strange. >> let's update the weather forecast. >> sunny skies coast to inland a little bit of low clouds near the coastline. tomorrow, a typical summer time day with high temperatures 80s in the east. low 90s west up at great falls and denver. 97 down u]je dallas not unusual. across california tomorrow warm to hot as well, high temperatures into the 90 hz in chico. 108 in palm springs so across the state quite warm. highs reaching into upper 80s this places like antioch ask livermore. 80 in san jess yeah. upper 70s bayside locations. mid to upper 60s on the coast. heading towards end of the week still pleasant, sunny, dry and mild. >> still ahead at 4:00 face book back to school g
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm PDT
the chargers. kaepernick played one drive and successful. quick pass to patton rookie out of louisiana tech. play maker. 43 yards for the touch down and finish was his own unique dance. just the way miley would have done it too. job son certainly earned himself a roster spot tonight. 2 sack. blocked this punt and hustle up and recovers it for a touch down. johnson doing everything. daniels threw 2 td passes has to make. >> hawkins. juggle then smashed then brick away. is goes down the side line for touch down 45 yards. remember last weak he got scolded. this time no td and stay away from me. please. i don't want to get yelled at. niners roll 4 41-6 they go 3 and 1 in the preseason. police don't touch me. raiders final pre-season game against the shawchblingts you need a hard hat if raider fan these days. wilson drives 80 yards. 3 yard touch down. 7 nothing seattle. didn't inspire a lot of confidence. 3 of 8 for 31 yards and this interception picked by thurman. well intended for jacoby well and thrown. i don't know what they do at quarterback. i guess prayer over flynn
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Aug 30, 2013 1:05am PDT
to patton rookie out of louisiana tech. play maker. 43 yards for the touch down and finish was his own unique dance. just the way miley would have done it too. job son certainly earned himself a roster spot tonight. 2 sack. blocked this punt and hustle up and recovers it for a touch down. johnson doing everything. daniels threw 2 td passes has to make. >> hawkins. juggle then smashed then brick away. is goes down the side line for touch down 45 yards. remember last weak he got scolded. this time no td and stay away from me. please. i don't want to get yelled at. niners roll 4 41-6 they go 3 and 1 in the preseason. police don't touch me raiders raiders final pre-sen game against the shawchblingts you need a hard hat if raider fan these days. wilson drives 80 yards. 3 yard touch down. 7 nothing seattle. didn't inspire a lot of confidence. 3 of 8 for 31 yards and this interception picked by thurman. well intended for jacoby well and thrown. i don't know what they do at quarterback. i guess prayer over flynn but raiders lose 22-6. go 1 and 3 this preseason. on to base
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Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, bail set at $1 million. >> louisiana governor declared a state of emergency around the site of a derailed train that leaked a chemical. the union pacific train forced evacuation of about 100 homes about 60 miles west of baton rouge. the other leaking oil. >> still to come at 4:00 a 4-year-old boy hasn't made it to preschool yet but did to serve his second term as mayor. >> tonight's q and a just ahead so i'm still taking your questions. you can contact me at facebook.com and on twitter. >>o+>5oking west, we can see bright skies over the bay area. low clouds and fog are yes honey? dad told me that cheerios is good for your heart, is that true? says here that cheerios has whole grain oats that can help remove some cholesterol, and that's heart healthy. [ dad ] jan? ♪ >>> this wildfire forced evacuations in riverside county. broke out in cleveland national forest near lake elsinnor. it affects about 50 noms a remote, rugged area. the fire burned 175 acre autos let's get another check with spencer christian now. >> we have low clouds and fog at the coast. we had lots of low cl
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Aug 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
area. bart and muni and ace, all running on time. >> 5:20. incredible video from louisiana where a sinkhole swallow as group of trees and all caught on camera an official in the town had his camera rolling when the trees started disappearing. the sinkhole has been growing for a year but it kicked into high gear yesterday. it only takes 20 seconds for the trees to disappear. it is estimated to be a sinkhole that is 25 acres in size. >> hannah anderson is speaking out in her first tv interview. >> a long awaited returna great. i'm john muller. [ male announcer ] if you had a dollar, for every dollar car insurance companies say they'll save you by switching, you'd have like, a ton of dollars. but how're they saving you those dollars? a lot of companies might answer "um" or "no comment." then there's esurance. born online, raised by technology and majors in efficiency. so whatever they save, you save. hassle, time, paperwork, hair-tearing out, and yes, especially dollars. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. than he did yesterday.stand taller today... by allstate. nike, s
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Aug 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
the energy information administration and residents in louisiana, idaho, and rhode island are see the biggest sticker shock compared to last year. states like illinois, hawaii, and delaware, had falling prices. >> stock rose for a second day on a report showing the united states economy expanded in the second quarter. >> having kids is expensive and a loose tooth will cost you more. the tooth fairy survey shows children get an average of $3.70 for each tooth this year up 23 percent from the $3 left in 2012 and at this rate, it could be up to $4.40 next year. that is the new york stock exchange with the bloomberg business report. >> many people would rely on bay bridge to get to work or turning to bart and that includes members of our own news team. >> our assignment manager is at a bart station. jim? jim? jim, are you there? he usually comes in from oakland we will find out where he is. >> i am still here, eric. >> jim, what is going on? >> i am at the bart station to catch the 5:20 into san francisco. i was here yesterday morning at this time and i can see there are half as many people here
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Aug 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
lurking in the louisiana bayou.
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Aug 22, 2013 11:35pm PDT
that reflect those today. in louisiana. [ laughter ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: he is the only one that doesn't get why that is funny, i guess. pbs is making broadcasting history, yesterday, they named judi woodruff, they're the first anchor team, i guess kathy lee and hoda don't count, because they're drunk. i didn't even know that pbs had news casts. i thought they only showed muppets and british lords scolding their footmen. this, by the way, won't be seen on pbs, this is a daredevil of a guy by the name of anthony martin, he went up, had his friends lock him inside a casket, doesn't look like a casket. but i guess it is. they shut the box, locked it and then pushed it out of the plane. it is not so much a death-defying stunt as a death expecting stunt. he was able to get out of the box in time. released his parachute and survived unharmed. two spectators were killed by the casket, but he was fine. there you go. a fine line between daredevils and dumbasses, i think he found it. now this is fun i found this on youtube today. a group of kids spent i don't know how long perfecting this trick shot. i wa
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Aug 14, 2013 11:35pm PDT
" premiered today. if you follow the show, it is a family from louisiana, the duck-hunting family. they're kind of like the kardashians, but with less facial hair. the season finale last year was seen by 9.6 million people. which means the family got a raise, a & e now pays them $200,000 per episode. you know, once upon a time this was the most popular cast on television, and now it is this. you know, usually the show duck dynasty operates at a pretty relaxed pace. there are some arguments, about who can eat the most donuts. there is not a lot of drama, but it seems this past season they're looking to increase the intensity by bringing the conflicts into the mix. >> for generations, they have been hunted. now, to defeat "the duck dynasty," the hunted must become the hunter. it is time to pay the bills. >> we're definitely screwed now. >> jimmy: well, that is fun right? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: a show about duck hunting. hey, there was a big announcement this week from billionaire inventor, this was the guy who founded space x, tessla motors. he is a brilliant guy, and on monday
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Aug 14, 2013 1:40am PDT
, florida. >> take a look at your weather on this hump day. rainy, louisiana to south carolina. there will be a few thunderstorms from eastern montana to new mexico. mostly dry along the west coast. >> feels like fall on the east coast. highs in the 70s from boston down to carolinas. 90 or above most of florida, parts of texas will top 100. >> all right. everybody loves a good party. the more elaborate the better. this one so elaborate we. decided to make it our "favorite story of the day." ♪ ♪ >> the kid's name is sam horowitz from texas, and joining the lady on stage for "dance again" by j-lo. sam's bar mitzvah. it happened last summer. the elaborate party is getting attention because the video was online. >> the kid can dance. >> i want to watch that over and over again. oh, my gosh. look at him. he knows all the moves. >> a natural entertainer. natural born. ♪ spotlight on me >> would you do it, diana. >> the lady in the background. nobody knew who i was, wearing a -- if i was a 13, sam horowitz. >> if you go for it. own it. that kid owned it. didn't he? >> he is so c
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Aug 19, 2013 11:35pm PDT
a family from louisiana, a duck hunting family. they're kind of like the kardashians, but with less facial hair. the season finale last year was seen by 9.6 million people. which means the family got a raise, a & e now pays them around $200,000 per episode. you know, once upon a time this was the most popular cast on television, and now it's this. [ cheers and applause ] you know, usually the show "duck dynasty" operates at a pretty relaxed pace. there are some disagreements. sometimes they'll argue about who can eat the most donuts. but there's not a lot of drama. or at least there hasn't been in the past. this season, though, it seems like they're looking to increase the intensity by bringing some conflicts into the mix. >> for generations, they have been hunted. now, to defeat "the duck dynasty," the hunted must become the hunter. >> go! >> the "duck dynasty" season four premiere, only on a&e. it's time to pay the bills. >> we're definitely screwed now. >> jimmy: so that's fun, right? [ cheers and applause ] a show about duck hunting. hey, there was a big announcement this week from bil
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Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
't they? lara? >>> we turn now to the alarming hostage situation overnight in a bank in louisiana. a 20-year-old man taking three people hostage tuesday afternoon, in a tense standoff with police that lasted well into the night. abc's pierre thomas is back with us now with the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, lara. police were hoping to resolve this standoff peacefully. but it ended in a bloody spray of gunfire. shortly before midnight, police stormed the bank, after they say the gunman indicated he was going to kill two hostages. according to police, as they entered the building, the suspect, identified as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed, shot the hostages, both bank employees. police killed the suspect, who they claim was armed with a handgun and a rifle. the confrontation began more than 12 hours earlier, when the gunman walked into the bank and began making bizarre demands. police say the suspect was a paranoid schizophrenic who claimed he had been hearing voices, including from a device planted in his head. authorities believe it was not a bank robbery but a pl
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Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
. this is in a louisiana bayou. this video shot by local officials. and this morning, we're told the sinkhole is still active and growing. right now, there are no homes in danger. but i looked this up. 25 acres in size right now. and it's been growing for more than a year. it was a collapsed salt dome. that's a growing problem. to say the least. >> really scary. >> thanks, amy. >>> we're going to turn now to the latest on the health scare for vice president joe biden's son, beau. he is said to be in great shape and expected to be discharged today from a houston cancer hospital, after undergoing a procedure there earlier this week. doctors don't know yet what's exactly wrong with beau biden. but he was admitted after becoming weak and disoriented last week. abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser, here with us this morning. and rich, make it clear. you haven't seen the records here. you don't know exactly what is wrong. but first, treated for a stroke. and now, at a cancer center. what does it say to you? >> initially, when you hear someone has symptoms that are like a stroke and they've had a s
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Aug 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
a look at where the heat is today. we have heat advisories in four states. texas, oklahoma, louisiana and arkansas. new orleans, that steamy heat at 95-plus today. here's another wet corner of the map. seattle, will you get rain for the first time in a month today? it could be. you're right on the line of those showers. it's been a dry time there. there's flood warnings out for northern idaho, with all of that rain. >>> good morning. i'm abc7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your bay area microclimate forecast. warmer highs today, actually back to average. a few more clouds during the next couple nights mean slightly cooler weather during our weekend afternoons. we stay pretty steady during the extended forecast. we have mid to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco, low to upper 70s tarpd bay, 80s in our inland valleys with mid to upper 80s the warm spots in the east bay valleys. yo >> do not leave the tv set yet. don't leave. don't leave. we have ne-yo coming up. vanessa, where are we going now? >> back to bianna. >> i'm loving the hats. >>> here's a look at what's ahead on
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Aug 22, 2013 1:40am PDT
into a sinkhole. this is crazy. it's in louisiana in the bayou country. the water churns as the unseen sinkhole underneath it opens up on the bayou floor. >> a local emergency official says the sinkhole is still active and that it continues to grow. but he adds that homes aren't in any danger for now, of course. even so an evacuate i i would as soas p i don't carallo heaw.'t carallo >> look at that. >> i can't imagine living anywhere near that. apparently this is a sinkhole, growing, growing, there just hasn't been dramatic video like this where the >> s youtube it. >> watch this video. >> youtube it. >>> coming up, the youngest player on the washington play plon the washington >> e thaliv >>> first, the story parents should see. the social networking site kids are flocking to. some a mt fi new ♪ you can't hear me and all you're ever going to be is mean ♪ ♪ why you got to be so mean >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. ♪ all you're ever gonna be is mean ♪ ♪ why you got to be so mean >>> now to a hot new website that has some parents and experts
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Aug 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
.s. military has yet to confirm that. >>> well, back in this country developing news from louisiana. a train carrying hazardous chemicals has derailed 60 miles west of baton rouge, forcing the evacuation of more than 100 homes. one railcar was leaking sodium hydroxide which can be fatal if inhaled. a major highway is closed as crews now assess that damage. >>> and also overnight relief for 400,000 commuters who ride public transportation in san francisco. the governor intervened at the last minute to prevent the city's second transit strike of the summer. a special panel will now investigate the ongoing contract dispute. >>> three hours and 15 minutes. that is how long each side will have for closing arguments today in the trial of whitey bulger. the alleged boston mob boss is charged in connection with 19 murders. despite the time allowance the judge is asking both sides to consider whether jurors can actually pay attention for that long. >>> a wild scene caught on camera near cincinnati. an out-of-control car crashing into this gas station, flipping over on top of a bus stop. watch as the
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